This past week my wife and I have been doing some maintenance on our hot tub. After having it shut down for a short time (and drained) we started it back up and noticed these tissue paper like flakes coming out of the jets. We did some professional research (YouTube) and found out that this is a common hot tub issue that has to do with a build up of something called biofilm inside the inner plumbing of the tub. One fellow said that 99% of any bacteria present will grow on that biofilm. Yuk.
I found out on the internet that bacteria proliferation on biofilm in hot tubs, air conditioning systems, etc, can cause awful infections.
To deal with this business, we had to do a major all system flush, using a special chemical that attacks that biofilm. You pour it into the water, then turn on the jets…
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